Translated from the back of the book:
"Death and other discomfort
by Martin Lindner
If only the letter had arrived earlier, the train connection had been more direct - could it have been prevented? But now he lies dead in a cavity in the farthest corner of the garden, the blood-stained shovel only a few feet away...
Morton Chiswick, the 'Mogul of Rio', is no more, the only thing that remains is the letter to the detectives pleading for help against an unknown threat.
So they find themselves on an early July morning in the rain-wet grass of the island Lindisfarne - the 'holy island' - investigating an unholy deed. In the middle of the night three shadowy figures tore Chiswick from the side of his shocked wife. Now this cavity is his unfinished grave. All seems clear-cut, the task finished before it started. But that's only how it seems..."